Merrimack News

Merrimack Lions charity golf tourney set for July 23

This year, the Merrimack Lions Charity Golf Tournament will celebrate Francis Quimet’s win. Have you heard of the phrase: “The greatest game ever played?” The phrase is about golf and a movie depicting how Francis Ouimet, a 20-year-old amateur, surprised everyone by winning the 1913 US ...

Lions club honors teachers with $1K grant

The Merrimack Lions Club awarded the $1,000 Cheryl Pearsall High School Grant to teachers Aimee Piccolo and Sean Mueller, of Merrimack High School, for their project, “Capturing the World with STEAM – A Mobile Darkroom and Camera Obscura.” “We are going to use the money for a ...

‘A celebration of being an American,’ Merrimack marks July 4th

Tweets continue to extol the hundreds of families who turned out to see the town’s Fourth of July parade – a vivid show of Independence Day pride that paid little regard to tropical temps. The parade left The Commons shopping center across from the town’s post office and headed for a ...

Fun Day celebrated at Reeds Ferry School

Merrimack’s Reeds Ferry Elementary School hosted its 38th annual Fun Day on June 12, with a schoolwide celebration that included indoor games, craft sessions and face painting, along with outdoor delights provided by the Merrimack Fire and Rescue Department, whose personnel provided cascades ...

New England’s largest drum solo competition features music, art

MERRIMACK – On July 7, 32 of New England’s best drummers will come to the front of the stage to compete for best drum solo in the seventh annual New Hampshire Drum Festival’s Drum Fun at the Budweiser Brewery in Merrimack. The largest drum solo competition in New England, Drum Fun is ...

Committee: Loons on nests throughout NH

MOULTONBOROUGH – The Loon Preservation Committee (LPC) recorded its first pairs of nesting loons this year on May 17. Since then more than 80 loon pairs have begun to incubate eggs, with more expected in the next week. The peak time for loons to start nesting is usually in early June, ...

YMCA collecting shoes for Peruvian families

Help the YMCA of Greater Nashua make an impact in the Cusco, Peru, community. One pair of shoes could truly make a difference in someone’s life. Togetherhood of the YMCA of Greater Nashua is collecting new or gently used shoes from June 20-July 13, when they will be shipped to Peru to be ...

Merrimack seeks oldest resident to honor with Boston Post Cane

On Feb. 24, Carsten “Bud” Hahn, the current holder of the Boston Post Cane, passed away at the age of 101. The town of Merrimack has begun the search for the oldest resident to become the new Boston Post Cane holder. The Boston Post Cane tradition started in 1909 when the Boston Post ...

Local accountant awarded ‘Excellence in the Workplace’ by Rotary Club

MERRIMACK – Danielle Christians, a staff accountant with Merrimack Tax Associates, has received the 2018 Excellence in the Workplace Award from The Rotary Club of Merrimack. This annual award goes to people in and around the Merrimack community that have displayed outstanding performance in ...

Merrimack High School’s top 10 seniors for 2018

No. 1 – Sara Wozniak After four fulfilling years at Merrimack High School, I am very pleased to say that I will be attending North Carolina State University, where I will major in engineering and minor in Chinese. This career choice has been influenced by the many amazing teachers and ...

Merrimack summer farmers market opens for the season

Ripe and juicy tomatoes locally grown along with a wide variety of other offerings produced from a community of local farmers, dairymen and craftsmen will be showcased at the upcoming Merrimack Farmers Market. The debut of this season’s summer market will take place 3-6 p.m., on Wednesday, ...

Into the woods

HOLLIS – Children have always known that woodlands are full of enchantment. Adults can feel some of that magic on Wednesday mornings, during one of the wildflower hikes offered seasonally by Beaver Brook Nature Center. The nonprofit conservation and nature education center has more than ...

Village District flushing schedule

The Merrimack Village District will be flushing mainlines and hydrants in the following areas beginning Monday, June 11 through Friday, June 15: Back River Road, Belmont Drive, Blair Road, Bradford Drive, Brenda Lane, Brewster Street, Cabot Road, Canterbury Way, Cathy Street, Constance ...

Girl Scouts honor Merrimack woman

REGION – Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains (GSGWM) is delighted to recognize Merrimack resident Doreen Rolls, as a nominee for its Volunteer of the Month program. In celebration of Volunteer Appreciation Month, Girl Scout volunteers receive recognition for their powerful and ...

NH Food Bank, Citizens Bank campaign to fight hunger

REGION – The New Hampshire Food Bank believes nothing could be the answer. Together with Gov. Chris Sununu and Citizens Bank, the New Hampshire Food Bank, a program of Catholic Charities New Hampshire, launched the 2018 Nothing Campaign recently at Market Basket in Londonderry. The statewide ...

Volunteers needed to report reptile, amphibian sightings

CONCORD – While you’re outdoors spending time in New Hampshire’s woods and wetlands this year, keep an eye out for reptiles and amphibians. The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department collects information on these sightings to help monitor the state’s reptile and amphibian ...

Lions Club assists in park cleanup

Merrimack Lions Club joined approximately 250 town members for the “Park Clean-up Earth Day” celebration, on Sunday, April 22, to do whatever was needed to help clean up the town parks. The team included six dedicated workers, including Benjamin Richard, and former Leo member and a student ...

MHS third quarter honor roll for 2017-18 school year

Merrimack High School has announced its honor roll for the third quarter of the 2017-18 school year. HIGH HONORS GRADE 9: Rhylee Ashford, Chiara Bartunek, Daniel Best, Arianna Brisson, Vitalia Brock, Jacob Bunis, Dylan Callahan, Anthony Chinnici, Andrew Coco, Abbigail Cote, Lilli Dabilis, ...

Merrimack Middle School 3Q honor roll for 2017-18 school year

Merrimack Middle School has announced its honors roll for the third quarter of the 2017-18 school year. HIGH HONORS GRADE 7: George Benoit, Emma Berkeley, Ainsley Bone, Tawan Burger, Owen Clever, Aubrie Connelly, Ross Corman-O’Reilly, Lucy Cote, Kendyl Crawford, Sophia Desilets, Kailey ...

Merrimack Chamber of Commerce young at 90 years

By LORETTA JACKSON For The Merrimack Journal The gathering that celebrated the founding of the Merrimack Chamber of Commerce by seven local businessmen in January of 1928 was hosted recently at the Courtyard by Marriott in Nashua. The crowd mostly donned business apparel for the event. ...